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it did work. it becomes harder many on many as compared with one-on-one. the u.s. and the soviet union became quite experienced in how to handle mutually assured destruction if you like. or mutual deterrents. when you have a number of -- many nations butting up against each other physically essentially, and with much less experience in handling the issue of deterrents, i think the risks become higher. and if as you suggest proliferation is likely to become more widespread, if iran actually gets nuclear capability, i think the risks are very high. i'm rather pessimistic because it does seem to me that one way or another, a local nuclear war could break out and has a fairly high probability of breaking out. and when it happens, if it happens, the destruction will be very great. i'm a -- rather pessimistic about that. but i see a rather tarnished silver lining and because i think if that happens, then the major powers will step in and actually try to undo proliferation. i'm not sure that would be a very happy world because i think that it would be strong pressures for the big five. the fi
. it's a real sport. no, its not. 4 million members. 4 million stories. navy federal credit union. >>> gridlock in washington may seem like business as usual today but it hasn't always been that way. throughout the 1960's and '70s during one of the most turn you leapt periods in american history bipartisan senates drove sweeping reform to civil rights and social programs while challenging the executive branch over the vietnam war and ultimately moving to impeach president nixon over the watergate scandal. our next guest ira shapiro is the author of "the last great senate:courage and statesmanship in tames of crisis." welcome to the program. >> nice to be here. >> why do you call it the last great senate? >> well, because from the early 'sick through about 1980 we had a senate that was in the forefront of everything that was going on in the country, and accomplished a great deal. the senate of humphrey, muskee, baker, ted kennedy, many other great americans. and we haven't had a senate like that for the last 30 years. i don't mean it's the last great senate we'll ever have, but we
. navy federal credit union.  >>> we're back with admiral jon greenert, the chief of naval operations. sir, i want to take you to some cultural issues in this segment. foremost the suicide rate. the navy suicide rate is lower than the army's or even the air force but 54 sailors have taken their lives this year which is the highest since you started keeping records on it in 2001. what's the cause and what are you doing about it? >> i don't know the cause. if i did, trust me, i would do everything i could about it. but what we're doing about it is one thing we do know, sailors need resiliency. they need stress relief. sailors need to be cared for by other sailors. in other words, you need to care for them. what i do know is this, those who consider taking their lives say if somebody had not said something to me, i would have taken my life. so we're looking at it and we'll continue to do it and we need to find out what makes people that distraught. but the bottom line, we need to make our folks resilient. to feel that they can reach out and there's no stigma in not feeling right. it's ok
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